Dr Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau dies at the age of 87

Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau, known as Mother Teresa of Pakistan, passed away on Thursday after a protracted illness at the age of 87.

She was under treatment at a private hospital for the last 15 days where her health deteriorated.

She was born on September 9, 1929 in Leipzig, Germany and grew up observing the revulsions of the Second World War (1939-1945) amid which her city was besieged and her home annihilated.

Dr. Pfau was staying in Pakistan since 1960, when she was just 29, dedicating his life for curing patients of leprosy.

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